LIVE News Updates: BJP’s communal politics will not work in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

BJP did Jat vs non-Jat politics in Haryana, Maratha vs non-Maratha in Maharashtra, Hindu-Muslim in Gujarat. But BJP’s communal politics will not work in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo Courtesy: PTI)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo Courtesy: PTI)
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24 Jan 2020, 6:54 PM

BJP’s communal politics will not work in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

BJP did Jat vs non-Jat politics in Haryana, Maratha vs non-Maratha in Maharashtra, Hindu-Muslim in Gujarat. But BJP’s communal politics will not work in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal.

24 Jan 2020, 7:43 PM

20,844 passengers from 96 flights screened for Novel corona virus symptoms, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

As on 24 Jan, 20,844 passengers from 96 flights have been screened for Novel Corona virus symptoms. Today, 4082 passengers were screened in 19 flights. No case detected in the country so far. However, 3 persons have been put under observation, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

24 Jan 2020, 7:07 PM

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Digwar sector of Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Digwar sector of Poonch. More details awaited.

24 Jan 2020, 6:27 PM

Student had returned from Wuhan, found infected with coronavirus

Nepal Health Ministry says, a student who had returned from Wuhan, China has been found infected with coronavirus.

24 Jan 2020, 6:23 PM

For the second time in the last six days, today India successfully test-fired 3,500 km strike range ballistic missile

Government Sources: For the second time in the last six days, India, today successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Vishakhapatnam. The DRDO-developed missile was testfired from an underwater platform today morning.

24 Jan 2020, 6:19 PM

CPI MP declines 71st Republic Day celebrations invitation in protest, writes letter to PM

CPI MP Binoy Viswam has written a letter to PM Modi saying he has declined Governments’ invitation to him as a Member of Parliament to attend the 71st Republic Day celebrations as a sign of protest.

24 Jan 2020, 5:43 PM

Explosion in building in Houston, US, patrol units block streets in area

Explosion in a building on 4500 Gessner road. Patrol units blocking off streets in the area, says Houston Police.

24 Jan 2020, 5:43 PM

Houston Police: Explosion in a building on 4500 Gessner road. Patrol units blocking off streets in the area.

24 Jan 2020, 5:14 PM

Brazilian President arrives in India on his four-day visit, to be Chief Guest at Republic Day parade

Brazilian President arrives in India on his four-day visit, to be Chief Guest at Republic Day parade.

24 Jan 2020, 5:13 PM

BJP leader arrested over his objectionable remark on MP’s Rajgarh Collector

Madhya Pradesh: BJP leader Badrilal Yadav has been arrested, over his objectionable remark on Rajgarh Collector Nivedita. Rajgarh Collector had prevented BJP workers from demonstrating in support of CAA, in Rajgarh on 19th January.

24 Jan 2020, 4:59 PM

Community kitchen restored at Shaheen Bagh after police removed it, says Dr Kafeel Khan

Community kitchen restored at Shaheen Bagh after police removed it. Police detained few from the protest site but later released, says Dr Kafeel Khan

24 Jan 2020, 4:49 PM

Chhattisgarh CM & Congress leader on reports that BJP will go to SC against State govt's decision on MISA scheme

Are they (people jailed under MISA) freedom fighters that pension should be given to them?, says Chhattisgarh CM and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel on reports that BJP will go to Supreme Court against State govt's decision on MISA scheme

24 Jan 2020, 4:46 PM

India and Brazil likely to sign 15 agreements

India and Brazil likely to sign 15 agreements including in the fields of social security, bioenergy, cybersecurity, and health and medicine. Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro (File pic) will be on a 4-day visit to India and will also be chief guest at 71st Republic Day Parade.

24 Jan 2020, 4:05 PM

Brazilian Prez arrives on 4-day India visit

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived here Friday on a four-day visit with an aim to further expand the already close strategic partnership with India.

Bolsonaro will be the chief guest at India's 71st Republic Day Parade on January 26, besides holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.

Secretary (East) in the External Affairs Ministry Vijay Thakur Singh said the focus of the Brazilian president's visit will be to re-energise the ties in a number of key sectors.

"The visit of President Bolsonaro is an extremely important visit. It will be an opportunity to re-energise our strategic partnership and take it forward in a focused manner," she had said at a press conference on Thursday.

24 Jan 2020, 3:45 PM

India vs New Zealand first T20i: India win by 6 wickets; India lead 5 match series by 1-0.

24 Jan 2020, 2:07 PM

China adds four more cities to transport ban, 41 million people now affected

24 Jan 2020, 1:43 PM

Court has orders notice to state and Nithyananda, posted matter for next week

The court has ordered that a notice be issued to the respondents (state and Nithyananda) and posted the matter for next week.

24 Jan 2020, 1:35 PM

BJP tapped Cong-NCP leaders’ phones when in power, says Maha Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

When there was BJP govt here, before Lok Sabha & assembly polls they had tapped phones of leaders of Congress-NCP. There are allegations that they had even bought Isreal's software on govt money&used it to tap phones. We're investigating, says Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

24 Jan 2020, 1:14 PM

SC refuses to entertain plea against invoking National Security Act in Delhi

SC refuses to entertain plea against invoking National Security Act in Delhi, when there's no law and order problem. SC said that it can't pass a general direction to restrain govt from invoking NSA and granted liberty to petitioner to file fresh petition if law is misused by authorities.

24 Jan 2020, 1:04 PM

Election Commission asks Twitter directly to remove Kapil Mishra's tweet

Delhi Chief Electoral Officer's office requests Election Commission of India to begin the process for removal of Kapil Mishra's tweet. Election Commission has asked Twitter directly to remove the tweet.

24 Jan 2020, 1:00 PM

Sharad Pawar's security at Delhi home 'withdrawn' by Centre

The NCP on Friday accused the central government of withdrawing its chief Sharad Pawar’s security at his official residence in New Delhi and charged it with playing “vendetta politics.” Maharashtra minister and NCP's chief spokesperson Nawab Malik said party leaders cannot be scared off with such a move.

The party's fight against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will continue, he asserted.

24 Jan 2020, 12:57 PM

HC says JNU students, who have not yet registered for new academic year, may do so under older hostel manual

24 Jan 2020, 12:56 PM

Convicts lawyer claims that Tihar Jail authorities yet to release documents needed to file curative petitions, moves application before Patiala House Court

2012 Delhi gang-rape case: AP Singh, the lawyer for the convicts, once again moves an application before Patiala House Court. He says that Tihar Jail authorities are yet to release documents that are needed to file curative & mercy petitions for Vinay Pawan and Akshay (convicts).

24 Jan 2020, 12:47 PM

Girl allegedly gang raped by 5 men in Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida

A girl has been allegedly gang raped by 5 men in Gautam Budh Nagar. She was found near Kendriya Vihar in Sector 51, Noida. The girl has been admitted to a hospital. Police say that the girl has revealed the names of 3 accused. Investigation is underway.

24 Jan 2020, 12:42 PM

SC posts for hearing on Feb 7, pleas challenging Allahabad HC’s order of blanket ban on DJ services in UP

Supreme Court posts for hearing on Feb 7, pleas challenging Allahabad High Court’s order by which it had imposed blanket ban on DJ services in UP. A Bench headed by Justice R Banumathi also said the interim order of Supreme Court staying the Allahabad High Court shall continue.

24 Jan 2020, 12:27 PM

India against New Zealand: India win the toss and opt to bowl first against New Zealand, at Eden Park in Auckland.

India against New Zealand: India win the toss and opt to bowl first against New Zealand, at Eden Park in Auckland.

24 Jan 2020, 11:56 AM

SC issues notice to UOI, seeking reply within 4 weeks in cases related to death, disappearance, and rape in police custody

Supreme Court issued notice to Union of India (UOI) and sought a detailed reply within four weeks on hearing a petition filed by one, Suhas Chakma, seeking compulsory judicial inquiry in those alleged cases related to death, disappearance, and rape in police custody or in jail.

24 Jan 2020, 11:35 AM

SC issues notice on a plea of Tata Sons challenging January 6 order of NCLAT

Supreme Court issues notice on a plea of Tata Sons challenging January 6 order of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) by which it had dismissed a plea by Registrar of Companies in Mumbai seeking a modification to the judgement in the Cyrus Mistry-Tata Sons dispute.

24 Jan 2020, 11:07 AM

SC says it will look into plea for urgent hearing on DMK's petition to disqualify 11 AIADMK MLAs

DMK moves SC for urgent hearing on plea seeking disqualification of 11 AIADMK MLAs for voting against TN CM Palaniswami in 2017.

24 Jan 2020, 11:06 AM

Indian embassy in Beijing cancels Republic Day ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak in China

Indian embassy in Beijing cancels Republic Day ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak in China.

Embassy of India in Beijing, China issues advisory to travellers from China visiting India, in the light of coronavirus outbreak.

24 Jan 2020, 10:55 AM

Man has been detained by SIT in connection with Jamia violence incident

Delhi: A man, Furkan, has been detained by Crime Branch (SIT) in connection with Jamia violence incident.

24 Jan 2020, 10:42 AM

FIR registered against 150 unnamed people, including students of AMU & JMI, in connection with protest against CAA

FIR registered against at least 150 unnamed people, including students of AMU & Jamia Millia Islamia, in connection with protest against CAA in Shah Jamal area on on 23 Jan. Sec 144 (prohibiting assembly of more than 4 people in an area) was imposed in the area when protest held.

24 Jan 2020, 10:38 AM

PM Modi is creating Hindu nationalist state, threatening millions of Muslims, says George Soros

Nationalism, far from being reversed, made further headway. The biggest and “most frightening setback came in India where a democratically elected PM is creating a Hindu nationalist state, imposing punitive measures on Kashmir, a semi-autonomous Muslim region, and threatening to deprive millions of Muslims of their citizenship, says Billionaire George Soros at Davos.

24 Jan 2020, 10:03 AM

12 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

At least 12 trains were delayed due to fog in several parts of northern India on Friday, officials said.

24 Jan 2020, 10:03 AM

Normal life continues in Pune amid statewide bandh called by VBA

Normal life continues in Pune amid statewide bandh called by Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) today, in protest against Citizenship Amendemnt Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC)

24 Jan 2020, 9:53 AM

Maharashtra: Two killed in motorcycle-truck collision

Two persons were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling by suffered a head-on collision with a truck at Teen Hath Naka junction in Maharashtra's Thane city, police said on Friday.

The incident took place at around 9.45 pm on Thursday, when a Gujarat-registered truck collided with the motorcycle, killing two Mulund residents, an official from Naupada police said.

24 Jan 2020, 9:29 AM

Rupee falls 5 paise to 71.31 against US dollar in opening trade

24 Jan 2020, 9:24 AM

Sensex drops 71.22 pts to 41,315.18 in opening session; Nifty slips 18.50 pts to 12,161.85

24 Jan 2020, 9:22 AM

Curfew imposed in Lohardaga, Jharkhand

Curfew imposed in Lohardaga. Schools-colleges to remain closed for 2 days. After this,decision will be taken as per situation. Situation under control. Extra forces deployed. Violence erupted y'day in Lohardaga town following a pro-CAA rally

24 Jan 2020, 9:21 AM

Devotees offer prayers & take holy dip in Rameswaram's Agnitheertham on Mouni Amavasya

24 Jan 2020, 9:10 AM

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel slams BJP, likens PM Modi, Amit Shah with 'Hitler'

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah with German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Baghel said, "Hitler had said during one of his speeches 'abuse me all you want but don't abuse Germany', 'Mota Bhai' and 'Chhota Bhai' are also saying the same thing, speaking the same language."

He continued, "Amit Shah should tell that is Narendra Modi ji lying or he himself is lying. Who is lying? One says National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be implemented, others say it won't be implemented."He also claimed that people who are landless and uneducated will face a lot of problems, after the implementation of NRC.Chhattisgarh Chief Minister also reiterated that if NRC is implemented then he would be the "first person to not sign it."

24 Jan 2020, 8:53 AM

ECI seeks report from Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s tweet

Election Commission of India has sought a report from Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s tweet on Delhi Elections 2020. Report to be submitted within 24 hours.

24 Jan 2020, 8:48 AM

Supreme Court to hear coal block allocation scam cases today

24 Jan 2020, 8:21 AM

Death toll in China’s coronavirus climbs to 25 with 830 confirmed cases

The death toll in China's alarmingly new coronavirus afflictions has climbed to 25 with confirmed cases rising sharply to 830, the Chinese health authorities said on Friday.

The pneumonia situation had resulted in 25 deaths, including 24 in central China's Hubei province and one in north China's Hebei, the National Health Commission said.

By Thursday, 830 confirmed cases of pneumonia, caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), had been reported in 29 provincial-level regions in the country, it said.

A total of 1,072 suspected cases have been reported in 20 provincial-level regions, according to the National Health Commission.

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